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intense

  

      adj  
1    of extreme force, strength, degree, or amount  
intense heat     
2    characterized by deep or forceful feelings  
an intense person     
     (C14: from Latin intensus stretched, from intendere to stretch out; see intend)  
  intensely      adv  
  intenseness      n  
Intense is sometimes wrongly used where intensive is meant: the land is under intensive (not intense) cultivation. Intensely is sometimes wrongly used where intently is meant: he listened intently (not intensely)  
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exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
n.
Something or someone that becomes the focus of others' criticism or blame
[US];[Fig.]
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